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West Lancashire Light Railway

Station Road | Hesketh Bank, Preston PR4 6SP, England
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Fun Day Out

A great place to visit in Hesketh Bank. The station and setup is really quaint, and the railway has... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Alexander J
,
Bath, United Kingdom
via mobile
Compact and well organised heritage railway.

Visited as part of a private party with sole use of the railway for the day. The volunteers were... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Paul M
,
Silsden, United Kingdom
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Station Road | Hesketh Bank, Preston PR4 6SP, England
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

A great place to visit in Hesketh Bank. The station and setup is really quaint, and the railway has an insightful and inspiring history behind it.

Thank Alexander J
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Visited as part of a private party with sole use of the railway for the day. The volunteers were more than welcoming gave us full access to the site and there collect of locomotives. The main running line was approx. 1/4 mile in length which...More

2  Thank Paul M
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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Went on 17.12.17. There were 4 adults and 2 children age 6 and 16 months old. We stood in a queue then were separated from sitting together as people decided not to put their children on their knees but to let them take up a...More

2  Thank shelley k
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Visited today for their open weekend, first visit in the last four years. Well worth the visit, and got a decent pint for £3.00 cannot be bad!!!

Thank Geoff C
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

A small but perfectly formed attraction, the steam engines are beautiful. We spent a couple of hours looking at the engines and a Meccano railway display in one of the sheds. The only disappointment of the visit was the train ride, others have commented on...More

1  Thank DietofNuts
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

A relatively small (in all senses) railway hidden away in a Lancashire village. A nice day out for a big kid.

1  Thank AJBlews
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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

I have been going here since being little myself. It has become a bit of a tradition as we now come here with with my daughter and she loves it. Its not big or fancy but everyone is lovely very traditional Christmas Day out x

1  Thank Sarah H
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Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Our first visit and surely not our last lovely railway run by volunteers who obviously love what that do . Made to feel special from minute we arrived and staff couldn't do more for us. Maybe not the biggest railway but one with a big...More

Thank paulmaureenandmolly
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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the railway on Sunday with our 15 month old. It's only a small railway but it's very reasonably priced and with your ticket you can ride the train as many times as you like! The gentlemen/volunteers that were running it were very friendly...More

Thank Jones_Jollies
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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I visited here after noticing signs on the main road advertising the steam railway gala and thought i might as well have a nosey as I only live a few miles away and have passed this place on numerous occasions over the years and never...More

Thank gazken1981
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